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FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm EDT
destruction. the new jersey governor christie greeted president on the tarmac ahead of a helicopter tour of the damage. he has been one of the president's toughest critics but he says he doesn't care about politics right now and they are working to egg to heard the national guard and state recover. officials tackle the recovery effort, there is much despair, a last it, millions of still without power, many homes are gone and streets up and down the shore and new york are flooded or littered with downed trees. rick is on the jersey shore and jonathan hunt is across the river in new jersey which just got smacked. first, though, to ed henry. what is the president saying today? >>reporter: you showed the striking picture of the president with governor christie a top republicans very close to mitt romney, a very prominent -- they have to put politics aside. the president wrapped up an aerial tour with governor christie of the other devastation, horrific devastation. we had pictures earlier, as well, of governor christie comforting a woman who was openly weeping after seeing her home was destroye
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
governor chris christie. republic and democrat working together. we'll have more on that in a minute. as you know this storm affected tens of millions of people up and down the east coast, as far as inland as chicago. the hardest hit states by far, new jersey and then new york. this is new video of an nypd helicopter crew rescuing stranded people off the roof of a house in staten island. the home surrounded by some pretty deep water. and, remember these pictures of the firestorm. breezy point section of queens. they are really stunning. it burned out of control for hours on the night of the storm. we'll take a look at these new and staggering aerials of the aftermath. about 100 homes in the middle class community burned to the ground. witnesses say it looks like a world war ii bomb attack aftermath. today, new york's governor and drew cuomo says the state is doing everything it can to help. >> i can assure you everyone is doing everything they can. they are all working very, very hard. but these are significant challenges that we're facing. and problems in many cases that we have nev
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
christy. >> gretchen: when the president comes the city is shut down . the city can't have security detail and anything like that at all. but he will go to new jersey which is your home state eric. >> i am trying to figure out why. i get it he wants to see the damage. please come can go and sign the check to help fema to sign over the money . chris christie was on saying that we have gotten acess to the funs we are going to need. i am not sure what touring the sight. >> steve: it is smart politics for the president. there is chris christie helping the people on the jersey shore. it is essentially politically if you talk about it he is coopting one of rom romm's visible surrogate and it is good for chris christie his state will go for barack obama example it is a win, win as the campaign starts today. chris christie was out and shook a lot of hand and a lot of people were waiting to see him there and there he was. watch this. >> you have to see the people that are affected by this. they need to see us. me, and the mayor and others who are going to be the folks to lead them back and rebuild
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
the devastation from the monster storm sandi. he will tour the damage with governor chris christie and thank the first responders. he visited the american cross headquarters and vowed america will get through this. >> this is a tough time for a lot of people millions of folks across the eastern sea board, but america is tough. and we are tougher because we pull together we leave nobody behind. we make sure that we respond as a nation. >> he wanted to visit new york city but mayor michael bloomberg said thanks but no thanks. he said now is not the time for the president to visit. mitt romney will head to florida with senate candidate ronny mac. he will head to ohio to help those in need. >> we have heavy hearts with major suffering going on in a part of our country. part of the american spirit the american way to give to people who are in need and your generosity this morning touches my heart and i appreciate what you have done. >> we are in the home stretch less than a week. 6 days left until the election. >>> new developments emerging in the benghazi terror attack. fox news source
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 3:00am EDT
without power. in new jersey sandy is blamed for five deaths in that state. governor chris christie said the damage is, quote, unthinkable and some of tsohe worst he has ever seen. the jersey shore was particularly hard hit. homes flooded and destroyed. boardwalks and several beach towns were swept into the ocean.ce the full extent of the damage is not known. in new york city, a 14-foot surming of -- surge of sea water swelled into the streets of new york city. authorities say at least 18 people have been killed. all three major airports in new york are still closed. the subway system is completely shutdown. the mayore of new york bloomburg said it may take days before it is up and running again. now fox newschannel's jaime colby is outside the brooklyn battery tunnel where andrew cuomo toured the damage not long ago. jaime, have you been there all day.ti what is the situation at this hour? >> sean, good evening to you. i had the chance to survey the damage with governor cuomo. and it is pretty incredible to see it up close and personal. but before we talk about the businesses that are c
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm EDT
governors of new jersey, chris christie, said that the damage there is absolutely unthinkable and the pictures from above are mindboggling. even as the storm moved north it did not spare maryland, delaware, washington, dc, or northern virginia. hundreds of thousands lost power. roads and bridges are closed. shore lines are battered. the storm then slammed into the big city and surrounding areas, a record surge of seawater coming in to the lower part of manhattan flooding the subways, the tunnels, the roads, everything below 34th street in new york city is without power, the bridges are back open, the subways may not be open for four or five days, the trains that go to new jersey, no one knows they were flooded up to the ceiling in some cases. the trains that lead to long island, no clouds. the city is paralyzed. in connecticut the storm damaged homes and millions of trees are down. some homes washed off their foundation. it caused damage and power outage in pennsylvania, in massachusetts, in new hampshire and in vermont. in all, eight million people from the coast of maine to the caro
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
christie, after surveying the storm damage. we'll get to that in a minute. but first, hurricane sandy will go down as one of the most expensive natural disasters ever to hit america. but loss goes deeper than dollars. goes deeper than money. loss can be emotional and memories. loss comes in many forms. listen to this new jersey woman. [ crying ] >> i'm sorry. i know. i'm sorry. >> i want everybody to get help. >> yeah, we're going to do that. >> reach out. we don't deserve this. [ crying ] our house. everything is gone. >> eric: a lot of pain out there. her story is one of many. but we have seen acts of heroism, neighbors helping neighbors. the american people always come through in times of crisis. we have want to take it around the table and talk about the stories, some experiences we have had in the last few days. you have one for us? >> bob: yeah. i was totally taken away with the new york city hospital, that has babies in various states -- premature or babies that are sick on respirators. the generator went down and backup generator went down. they had to be moved down. the numbe
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
president obama? after his photohelpop with chris christie, he boards fair force 1 and begins with a stump speech -- where? in green bay, wisconsin and then to las vegas. his final event is just getting underway in boulder, colreado. heel stay the night in ohio. with the horrifying images of sandy's devastation, contrasted with the president's constant pamdam paining, this is starting to look like, in my opinion, obama's katrina. we will have reaction from former new york city mayor rudy guiliani. but i want to update you on the other story that continues to change by the minute. fox news can confirm, on the night of the benghazi terror attack, the obama administration did not convene its top counter-terrorism resource, that being the counter-terrorism security group, which has the ability to coordinate all asset, all agencies to respond to a potential terror attack. forks news has confirmed that emails exist showing the key responders were ready to deploy but were upon called upon by the u.s. government. one official told cbs news tonight, the csg is the one group that is supposed t
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 1:00am EDT
governor chris christie, keeps bragging what a great job doing that. it can't hurt the president with that happening. maybe he gains a point on approval but it's way to early to know. in key places like ohio, i'm not sure it's going to have an effect. >> greta: and in terms of support to the state, those people are hurting and that is his job. >> he has his race of his own a year from now. new jersey happens in the odd year. corey booker the mayor of new york. >> now that he is chummy with the governor? >> i think politics -- i mean everything is political. i think you have a right, chris christie is doing what is the right for the state of new jersey. so is the president. but in the background of all that there are some ramifications. i'm not sure conservatives in this race are very happy with him right now. they may not forget it in the general election in new jersey. a year from now, there is going to be political ramifications. i'm not sure he is worried about that. >> is it possible for either candidate, president obama or governor romney to win right now without ohio? can either
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
with another marathon day planned for sunday. >>> new jersey governor chris christie assuring the hundreds of thousands of people in his state affected by superstorm sandy that they will be able to vote. displaced residents can sub smit ballots by e-mail or fax and polling places without electricity will have paper ballots available. >>> and a quick reminder to set your clocks back one hour tonight. standard time kicks in at 2:00 a.m. now, back to "geraldo." >> explain what happened between early friday when the marathon was on and later friday when it was cancelled. >> what simply happened was that it became a source of dissense and we don't need that right now. and hopefully next year we'll have a great event where people can come to the city and enjoy what the city has to offer and compete and participate, and the spirit of the race is to bring people together. when it became a divisive issue, i just made the decision that it should not go on. >> thank god he cancelled the marathon. you know why? it's not fair. you have people in staten island whose homes are flooded out. >> if
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
neededed. you saw governor christie said and several people were dealing with the storm. that was the first 48 hours. now, we are finding the last 72 hours the people i talk to in new jersey and you showed the devastation of staten island, they are not getting the relief. where the fema and where is the federal governmental and help that is promised? people are saying it is not there. there is no electricity, there is no gasoline. in many cases there is no drinking water. >> neil: you and i sxi can remember with katrina, big difference in variety of levels. it was the same immediate response that things were under control. the famous heck of a job brownie comment that prompted the initial view, things are under control and not so bad. then we started getting the images, we started seeing more and more. it was not under control. we're seeing the initial response on the part of president and governor christie and mayor bloomberg and governor of new jersey is still speaking to reporters in hoboken. residents who are affected in these areas, you are talking a good game but it ain't happen
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> eric: i love chris christy and he did victory laps with president obama and for fema, but where is fema? i am in favor of letting the states handle all of these things. but if you are going to do victory laps and say fema is the greatest institution in the last four or five years, they better be here. i haven't seen anything. not a thing. it is a disaster over there. >> gretchen: we have much to discuss this morning! in the meantime a fight for -- >> steve: fuel. >> gretchen: you know beha, we have so much to tuke about. >> steve: gas line in new jersey two miles line. >> gretchen: and the obama administration failing to call in back up as four americans attacked in libya. we'll continue to focus. did the white house leave them to die? former army chief-of-staff jack king is here to react. >> steve: media bias exist and proof is in the numbers and we have got them! ♪ ♪ ose veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 9:00pm EDT
state. governor chris christie said the damage is, quote, unthinkable and some of the worst that he's ever seen. now, the jersey shore was particularly hard hit. homes flooded and destroyed, boardwalks in several beach towns were swept into the ocean. tonight the full extent of the damage there is still not known. in new york city, a 14-foot surge of sea water swelled into the streets of new york city. authorities say that at least 18 people have been killed. all three major airports in new york are still closed. the subway system is completely shut down. the mayor of new york, bloomberg, said it may take days before it's going to be up and running again. now, fox newschannel's own jamie colby is standing outside the brooklyn battery tunnel in manhattan where the governor toured the damage not too long ago. jamie, you've been there all day. what's the situation now at this hour? >> reporter: you know, sean, good evening to you. i had a chance to survey the damage with governor cuomo, and it is pretty incredible to see it up close and personal, but before we talk about the businesses t
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
inspector on the spot governor christie is serious and dispatched a lot of inspectors to make sure this doesn't happen. >> shepard: potential fines could be in the tens of thousands of dollars. if you have seen or heard governor christie in the past few days you probably know he is not bluffing. rescue workers found two more victims of the monster storm in new york city two brothers 2 and 4 years old. here are their parents after they got the news. police say the mother tried to hang on to those boys with her arms and hands when waves flooded their car on monday night. they slipped from her arms. and she has not seen them since. the storm left many places almost unrecognizable. a parking garage in lower manhattan before and after sandy. look at that a famous amusement park now sits half submerged. homes appear to have disappeared. not far from there another tiny town looks nothing like it did days ago. wind, rain, fire and storm surge left much of it in ruins. and the bridge to the narrow barrier island no longer connect. we'll have much more on the devastation throughout the region com
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
the campaigns changing sandy. christie, a democratic strategist and cathy republican strat yist and author of 52 reasons not to vote for obama. christie, starting with you, it is obvious that early voting favors democrats in a big way and today the governor cancelled early voting and don't be surprised if it happens again tomorrow. >> it is not helpful to our side. but the ramification. storm impact will not only be felt today or this week but through election day as well we don't know all of the chaos that will ensue. it will affect both people who can't get to the polls polling places and voters that don't have power. we don't know who is really going to be hurt by it. >> steve: no matter means no tv ads and for poem who vote both campaigns are trying to get their message out in the week or so. no one will so that? >> in theory that hurts president obama's opportunities but where he has an opportunity to look presidential and there is it a natural disaster. and difficult for romny to grab air time. newspaper and radios and they will get some levels of publicication but it is an to
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
storm sandy. governor chris christie ordering gas rationing. drivers in 12 northern new jersey counties can only buy gasoline on odd or even days. governor christie is hoping the rationing will ease the long lines, preventing a fuel shortage or a bigger one. >>> in new york, governor andrew cuomo announcing free emergency mobile fuel stations are opening around the new york city metro area for victims of super storm sandy. >> heather: and just a few miles outside of manhattan in hoboken, new jersey, those people still have no power and food trucks are offering a free meals, though, to people there. the storm surge from the hudson river caused nearly every street in the city to look like this, to flood. and though the water had gone down somewhat, the clean-up will take some time. >> our street is so disgustingly polluted. it's disgusting. it's like sewage came up. >> you breathe it and coughing and turning and sometime i think i be taking my last breath. >> heather: that resident from staten island. there, the number of those who died, continues to rise and patience is wearing
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 10:00am EDT
state all over again. new jersey governor chris christie ordering odd-even rationing to ease the incredibly long lines. and odd numbers on the license plates, odd days and even numbers on the plates, in some 12 counties and governor mitt romney wrapping up an event in new hampshire and governor gin cal travelling with him. we'll talk to him in a few moments. back to staten island and the storm after the storm. those escaping death now pleading with city officials for food, water, and any help they can get. to anna kooiman on staten island now, anna? >> all right, well, good morning to you, neil. yeah, you mentioned over 169 deaths at least caused by hurricane sandy and 22 of those right here on staten island at least. and as police are saying, those numbers could be going up, as they continue to uncover debris and potentially find more bodies. we're about 300 yards from the ocean or from the water here and i can tell you that there's pretty much not a home in this neighborhood that has not been completely destroyed by hurricane sandy. and residents are hoping for food and for wat
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. it being make a difference. the president had a good week with the storm . governor christie's complimentary can comment and the jobs report that signaled progress being made. >> two problems for the president. first of all with the hurricane and appearance on the new jersey coastline, look that was important. but this is the bear minimum of what we expect from the president of the united states. you have a gnarl disaster and national emergency. this is his job can and what we expect. he will not get traction politically of that. and the job jobs go look. american people and you are seeing it reflecting in the polls and mitt romney's momentum. they reyect they understand presidents have turned around grim economic situations in one term. namely ronald reagan. he limited government and lowered taxes and regulatory reform and the opposite thingings of what barack obama has done . he had a recovery whenwhere we gained 800,000 jobs a month and we had a economic growth rate of 5-9 percent. and that's not what is happening now . politicings is a perception game, among the american pe
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
storm approached last thursday. chris christie gave the order this morning to allow some to open their doors. but it's not clear when all will be able to reopen. hurricane irene also forced them to close last year. here's another look at the wintry condition necessary west virginia. man, reportedly showing them buried with snow and downed trees. downed trees have done a lot of damage to homes across the state. much of this house in union county, new jersey, reduced to a pile of rubble. and this shot from a viewer in northern delaware, giving us an idea how strong the winds were there. strong enough to wrap debris from buildings around power poles. >> and the power outages and storm damage could make it a lot harder for people to get to the polls on election day. in virginia, the last day for in-person early voting is tomorrow in a state where thousands of customers still don't have electricity. the latest poll shows the race there could go down to the wire. and doug is in beesburg by washington d.c. >> it shows gov. romney by the slimmest are margins, one-half of one percentage p
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
chris christie to thank him and say the president is being help of. i suspect every governor will tell you that they're paying attention. i don't think it helps him much. >> greta: what about friday when jobs report comes out? any impact two, three days out from tuesday? >> the problem for obama is any time the number gets better it turns out that is because people dropped out of the work force. and the last report was that this last quarter every new job unbalanced was a government job. i don't know of anyone who is confident about next year. i have seen small businesses out in missouri for todd akin. i don't see anyone out here saying i'm reved up. i think you could have a dramatic recovery if romney wins because there are a tremendous number of entrepreneurs who would like to do something if they had there was a sense of confidence. now if it goes up again, if it's 8.2 then, i think it's a big problem for obama. >> ohio. the ever important state. there is an ad that says that obama's chrysler deal undermines u.s. workers. gm's ceo came out and said that the latest romney ad is polit
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
solicitation to links to the red cross. romney has been in touch with chris christie of new jersey and bob mcdonnell of virginia. natural disasters spotlight and test the incumbent response. often overshadowing the political challengers. the latest gallup national tracking poll shows romney at 51% and president at 46. in ohio, which could decide the election, a new rasmussen tracking poll has romney ahead 50 to 48 in a buckeye state virtual tie yet there obama leads by two points in the real clear politics average of the recent ohio polls. romney went ahead with afternoon rally in iowa, but that is it for at least a day as the campaign takes a backseat to the storm. romney closing argument for final stretch is dubbed day one, job one, referring to the economy. he promises tax relief. north american energy independence. to repeal obamacare, block military cuts and balance the budget among other things. all of that is on hold. romney tonight will spend overnight in dayton, ohio, returning there without planned or scheduled campaign events tomorrow. it will likely be relief oriented but n
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
anybody is being proactive. unlike governor christie, they don't feel there's anybody speaking up for them and that's the rackaways and those people too. >> and people in any neighborhood too, where is the power company, how come the governor isn't here, cuomo, and all of that. now gutfeld is the exact opposite. you don't have any problem, right? >> well, authorities were trying to convince me to stay. >> that's weird. >> , i don't but -- >> just let me explain why for a minute. because if the water rises, you drown first. >> you are an awful human being. you would cradle me in your arms and rescue me. >> over my arms. right over the shoulder. >> it would be a beautiful picture. i suffered nothing but guilt because nothing happened to me. >> you are in an apartment in new york city, right? >> yeah. all i did was sit in a room in the dark and drink wine and write poetry about you. but, no, i had no problems. >> you didn't lose power? >> didn't lose power. >> and if you were below a certain area in lower manhattan, they didn't have powers. >> i was fine. my biggest hardship was tryi
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
christie will be stopping by to talk about the impact on the garden state plus yesterday he chewed out a mayor in one of the biggest towns. find out about that. also we have been talking a lot this morning about storm surge meteorologist dwroels you what to be worried about. >> did you hear the story about the hms ship sank off the coast of north carolina. we will be talking to one of the rescue swimmers. if you go outside and discover that you have had some damage how do you get your insurance company to pay for it? we will tell you how to do that fox and friends live from new york 11 minutes from right now right here on the fox news channel. [ male announcer ] with 160 more miles per tank, the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the new 2013 ram 1500. ♪ with the best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ guts. glory. ram. ♪ try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
be mad. this is going to be tough. a lot of these people were warned by governor christie and by bloomberg and police going door-to-door and knocking and they decided to stay because last august, a year ago, when irene came through and there were dire predictions and it did not come to pass the last time i saw something like to on a beach in a water front was the tsunami in southeast asia where it cleared, the waves come in and it clears civilization about 30 or 40 yards. i wonder how long it will take for the area to recover and whether they can afford it. >> the population pressure on these areas, a lot them are tourist areas, my suspicion is you will see a regeneration fast along some of the boardwalk areas where there is a lot of the carnals have were washed to sea. the demand will be there, they will be rebuilt. >>shepard: if you have a house on the shore your kids need something to do. we know eventually there will be lots of work for lots of people. that does not help you at all today. there is a lost price gouging going on. the worst price gouging was after hurricane andr
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm EST
? >> all about trends. >> chris christie responds to those who say he is too supportive of president obama. and we will hear from him. and we will go to the romney's rally in pennsylvania. president obama won pennsylvania by ten points in 2008, so does governor romney have a chance? [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be cool if you could combine the capability of a pathfinder with the comfort of a sedan? ♪ so you went right back to the pathfinder's essence, kept its dna, and created the next-gen s.u.v. starting with a drivetrain that gives best-in-class fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon, highway... ♪ ...and intuitive 4-wheel drive? ♪ if inside it had best-in-class front, head, and leg room and interior roominess? and outside, best-in-class standard towing of 5,000 pounds? ♪ [ whistles ] [ all scream, laugh ] [ male announcer ] yeah, that would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan pathfinder. it's our most innovative pathfinder ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ thank you, mr. speaker, uh, imembers of congress.es. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
is speaking right now, chris christie, like, listen. >> first they told me i couldn't, and that is the thing about being governor, because here i am, they said i could not come. what i have seen, the destruction that the lt. governor and i have seen along the beaches and bayhead, it is just not recognizable. i have driven on route 35 since i was a young child coming to the shore with my parents and you cannot recognize the places anymore. it is heartbreaking. heartbreaking for every person in new jersey to see our shoreline cut in half the way it was on monday. it is important to see the damage to get a handle on it and chart a course for rebuilding. that's what we are about to embark upon. all of us together. we are inching closer for being normal in new jersey. there are things we need to get done. for instance, this morning we opened up atlantic city and we opened up the casinos. we are ready to repopulate atlantic city with the people who were evacuated from atlantic city. they are now staying at the university. they are going home. human services has worked with atlantic city
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 1:00pm EDT
those words the president seems to be saying ambassador christy veins and three other americans were killed in a spontaneous riot over the antibiotic muhammad internet video and not a planned terror attack. then he does use the term terror in a more general sense after he calls the al qaeda attack. >> no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. >> a hugely important distinction to some obama critics, like mark stein. >> there are always reasons to riot in the muslim world. >> stein believes the president was trying to dodge responsibility for the attack by chalking it up 0 the out of proportion joust rage we often hear about in the muslim world. >> i happen to be in the oval office once and president bush gave a very droll line. he said there's always something. if it's not the crusades, it's the cartoon, in other words, the riot over the danish cartoon or the swell on a burger king tub that looks like allah written in arabic. always a reason to riot. >> you're aware we have an election going on. >> that afternoon, the president leaves for a campaign trip to l
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
>> sean: i think governor christie should invite governor romney along with the president. >> what he did was inexplicable a week before the election. >> sean: i agree with you. the president is nowhere to be found on benghazi but he'll be out there for the victims of the hurricane. that's all the time we havethan. seven days from today. see you tomorrow night. >> greta: tonight it's not over. mega monster storm sandy slamming our country with misery and devastation. the death toll has climbed to 48. in the last 24 hours more than 8 million without power from north carolina to virginia to new jersey to connecticut to maine. more than 15,000 cancelled flights, stranding passengers from coast to coast and even overseas they could not get home. the latest estimate, 20 billion dollars in property damage. now we all wish sandy would go away, but she is not. right now she's still a large storm now hitting her latest target, the midwest. in chicago the storm giving a whole new meaning to the windy city. dangerous winds, gusts slamming the lake front. in lake michigan, the surf is extremel
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 1:00pm EDT
head to new jersey where he can join new jersey governor chris christie on a tour of some of the areas hardest hit. we are also getting a better look this hour at what governor christie is calling the destruction too widespread for words. that includes long branch, 50 miles south of new york city. right now you're looking at a swimming pool, standby, full of debris from a building torn to shreds by wind and water. the sand stripped away and piled in the streets exposing beach heeds. we go south to spring lake, new jersey. that town is over 100 years old. a lot of folks go for vacation and the weekend that kind of thing. the longest portion of the boardwalk in the state of new jersey. you can see the remnants of it at the water line, the pounding surf tore off each and every board. further down the coastline there is total destruction in the beach community of seaside heights, home of an iconic amusement park, and now look at it. something about these images, something about the roller coaster, the ferris wheel in the ocean, it's just wrong. for generations families have spent their sum
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 4:00pm EDT
a state of emergency. with the declaration, by new jersey governor chris christie, 12 casinos are shutting down only the fourth team in 34 years so there is a common impact. amtrak announcing at 7:00 they will suspend services north of new york and, tomorrow, everything along the eastern seaboard for amtrak is not going to be running with the exception of a few trains in florida and north carolina. >>heather: we appreciate when our viewers help us tell the stories with will months expected to be hit by sandy. if you are dealing with the storm and you can safely, safely get a photo, e-mail it to us at www.foxnews.com and tell us where you are. you keepable see your picture on tv. again, be sure to stay safe in dangerous conditions and keep it here on fox. greg greg the debates are over and the finish line is in sight. what is the state of the race right now? governor romney is leading president obama by four points among likely voters 50-46 percent. now our campaign insiders, a former republican congressman for new york, john leboutillier, and pat caddell, former pollster for jimmy
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
flying from colorado here to ohio. we saw the president, those dramatic pictures with chris christie, someone he normally doesn't agree with, a democrat and a republican coming together in new jersey a couple of days back to show their support for the people there. but the key here obviously it's one thing to have those kind of events, it's one of those things for people to come together to have conference calls to communicate, but the key is will the federal government really be helping people on the ground in these states and local governments to make sure as we see these desperate pictures of people, people freezing, going into dumpsters to get food, is in fact the response helping get to them? and once the politicians leave the photo ops, once the tv cameras leave the scene is that response really happening? that is going to be one of the big questions in the days ahead, martha. martha: you're so right about that. one of the questions that comes to mind for me is will we expect another briefing from the president, you know, on what he's been updated on and what the red cross effo
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
obama is taking a victory lap with fema. even chris christie is taking a victory lap with fema. get the generators to the gasoline stations so people can get gas and do whatever they have to do. check on their loved ones or get to work. megyn: that would earn a lot of goodwill if they showed up and ran around staten island helping people. >> a lot of my friends are saying i'm not going to win. megyn: we have new information on early voting in a battleground state. florida with long lines and long waits. how's it going so far? >> reporter: the early voting here in the most coveted of the battleground states remains strong and reflective of the latest polling data which shows a neck and neck tossup race between president obama and governor romney. in miami-dade county as well as the heavily populated counties around florida. you are seeing long lines of early voters. the vote wait, 3 1/2 hours. that's from the end of the line which wraps all the way around the corner of this building. you wait and shuffle along in 80-81 degree heat in this november -- early november in florida. then y
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
what we do very well. >>neil: there has been a dust up in the republican party of chris christie having the republican over, and he argued you take help wherever you can find it and bloomberg passed onen a walk through because he said it would have created more commotion and fuss, and not chris christie, bad blood? >>guest: i don't think so. i think he is the go of the state and an enormous crisis and in the middle of the crisis you embrace everyone. >>neil: but you need fema, can a president withhold it? >>guest: no, a president would not withhold it. that doesn't happen. i worked very well with president clinton and his fema director and you do want the support from the federal government but the driving force of the local governments and the state government, and it is the state government that requests the disaster and declaration that asks fema to come in and i cannot conceive of fema not coming in. >> it is never a case of a president holding a grudge. >> not with a disaster. we are better than that. >>neil: quick thoughts on the race? >>guest: i am optimistic, people reali
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
chris christie who also had a bomber jacket. >> let's look at the jacket and see that as a symbol. >> bush 43 campaign for reelection and staten island looking for their power. >> and considering where storm hit and the media's attention span, how long is sandy going to get coverage? >> in the new york metropolitan area it's going to get a lot of coverage because we are still or some of us are still so devastated by it. i think overall the media is going to move on to the election. there is going to be a second day story on mayor bloomberg's decision not to cancel the marathon. it's a big debate this weekend. >> i just have to give a shout out our fox forecasters who on thursday before the storm was going to hit how bad it could be. eric whimple apparently slammed her and said, given what we know about the storm, as it makes its way to land fall is it too vindicate dean and her employer. no way. more whimple you are not a meteorologist and janice did a great job. >> next on news watch, hurricane sandy spins over the east coast and the media spin and the coverage. >> hurricane sand
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
governor christy stood side by side looking at how far the focs in the garden city have to go before things get back to normal. the president promising he will do his best to make sure that happens as soon as possible. >> i can promise you the federal government will work closely with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> the president will try to avoid red tape and bureaucracy can helping states that were slammed by sandy and yesterday's yesterday was void of about tuesday's election which is something that depov gov christy appreciated . >> the president and i are big boys and business of politics and we are aware that the election is in six district attorneys and i asked him where he is campaign doing next . but most of the time we talked about the problems. >> governor christy is one of mitt romney's important surrogates and delivering the key note in the republican national convention two monthses ago. mitt romney is careful not to campaign too fely while people are in the east coast. as he made his closing argument. he made sure everyo
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 3:00am EDT
christie. my cozying up to president obama who recognized him, bruce springsteen. you know how bad he wanted to say, you are great mayor or governor -- whatever he is, city councilman -- finally obama by being with christie has made springsteen recognize him. >> you are buying into this plot that obama and christie conspired to sort of derail the romney campaign. this was sandy, the october surprise, manufactured by christie and obama to screw romney. >> iranian hostage crisis with bruce springsteen. >> all i'm saying. obama is next to christie it's like a biracial ten. [ laughter ] >> no, i'm joking. >> the critz at this thing. >> greg: christie doesn't have an ideological bone in his body. he does what he wants is there he was helping his people out. that is what he was doing. people on the light he was conspiring with obama, that is about helpful for homicidal that is like mahmoud ahmadinejad endorsing him. >> and they can't blame sanity did i on the anti-islam video -- i was talking to jill but let's talk about the elections. election day is just a year away and pundits. dick morr
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
governor christie, he is very concerned about the whole state. i know he is trying to get up into a helicopter to look at some of the damage. the wind are still too strong out there for that. rick what can you tell us about that whole area? martha: that was live shot from seaside heights, new jersey. go ahead, rick. >> the damages are widespread. mike come around this way. just to give people an idea how deep this stand is on this particular road. this along, like, you know, getting front-end loader in here to scoop the sand off the streets. this is just one block of one community. there are communities up and down the new jersey coastline just like this. they saw several feet of water. all the dunes were breeched. they have been washed away. that sand is up and down the streets here. look how bad this oceanfront hotel was torn up. the fencing is knocked down. we saw pieces of houses float by us last night. you see where some of the debris is coming from. there are fences gone. there are pools carried away and businesses are just really, really hit very hard here. martha: woe were j
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
that way for up for five days. across new jersey, the governor christie says four shore times are devastated. >> houses are moved off of the foundation, houses are in the middle of route 35. the amusement pier at seaside park half washed out. the roller coaster is now in the ocean. the level of devastation is unthinkable. >>neil: unthinkable and for now irreparable and it is not over yet. rick? rick: the damage to point pleasant beach are stunning and sad. this town was not the worst hit by far. the boardwalk in some sections is completely destroyed and this ocean front hotel, the white sands half a million in damages. the deck is torn up. the restaurant is trashed. fences have come down. believe it or not, this is the swimming pool. it is filled with sand that came off the beach that made up the dunes they thought protected the homes, wiped out and pushed this way. you can see more damages here. the sand in the street is on ocean avenue and if you look down along the coast, you will see maybe a rescue helicopter and, also, homes that suffered significant damage, the gray house wi
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in the country were affected in some way. new jersey governor chris christie called it "de stating."devastating." beyond anything he thought he'd see. this is as the presidential campaign begin the final week. rick leventhal is on point pleasant beach. good evening, rick. >> reporter: this storm left 8.2 million homes in the dark tonight. including more than 2 million in new jersey and this entire community of point pleasant beach. the destruction here, up and down the new jersey coastline is de stating. the recovery is only just beginning. >> the level of devastation at the jersey shore is unthinkable. >> new jersey's normally unflappable governor chris christie stunned by the devastation in his state. the familiar atlantic city boardwalk in shambles. entire neighborhood washed over, as search and rescue crews scoop up stranded residents by the boatload. crews working around the clock to clear out debris field 7 feet high in some places. >> i anticipated last night given the nature of the wind and the rain, would be pretty baddism didn't expect it to be that bad. it didn't expect
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
chris christie is calling the damage from the super storm sandy that slammed his state. and just look along the jersey shore. or what was. tonight, officials are blaming the storm for more than three dozen deaths across the country. and more than 8 million customers, not people, 8 million customers have no power. most of them in new york and new jersey. look at this map here. the damage from the monster storm extends as far as west as michigan. the blue areas are the flooding. the red is wind damage and the white, that's snow and lots of it. parts of west virginia have already gotten more than 2 feet of snow. the blizzard warnings are in effect in more than a dozen counties until tomorrow afternoon. new jersey, of course, took the direct hit from sandy just south of atlantic city. officials say the casinos are okay but the storm washed away part of the board walk there. and in other towns along the jersey shore. farther north just outside new york city emergency workers are using boats to rescue hundreds upon hundreds of people from homes that are still under water. governor christie
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. governor christie wears that fleece that says chris christie, governor. do they need that? >> reporter: is there anybody that don't know chris christie is the governor? megyn: or obama is the president? >> reporter: you should get one that says anchor. megyn: they will say who cares. when the president speaks later today we are told he will use a moderate positive message in these final five days. taking a kinder, jernlter approach you might say. but with such a short amount of time is this too little too late for a campaign that's been criticized for its harsh attacks on governor romney? now to the aftermath of the monster storm that left millions in damage behind. mayor bloomberg says new york city homes to have power completely restored in 10 days and they are hoping to have water pulled out of the flooded subway tunnels. but there are questions about what was in those tunnels before water washed in. we are talking about millions of rats. >> reporter: normally the flooding drives the rats out of the tunnels onto the streets. the fear is you have these rats roaming over the streets of ne
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. he hugs chris christie, photo op and then heads off to vegas. your reaction? >> i would say a few things. number one, i think this is obama's katrina in which he is showing a complete lack of compassion. i can recall a speech he gave in denver in front of 70,000 fans in which he said if you elect me the winds will stop blowing and the oceans will not rise. what happened to the anointed one and messiah who could control natural events. this dropped out of the friendly skies for a quick photo op and back into the friendly skies and out to las vegas where he said no one should ever go again to raise money. i would say this right now to you, sean hannity, right now in butler county, the most critical county in ohio, 30,000 attended rallies wrapping up that carl cameron talked about two and a half, three hours ago which is the largest crowd. let me give you a little bit of ohio perspective. four years ago. >> sean: i want to stay on this point and then i want your full analysis of ohio because you know ohio better than anybody. let me show you how bad things are getting in the northeas
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. chris christie of new jersey and new york's cuomo. >> greg: we can't forget that bill clinton today said, what did he say? speaking of storms, if you don't vote for if you vote for romney that's a bigger storm. bigger disaster than sandy. i would say that bill clinton is a threat to anyone named sandy. >> kimberly: okay, than say tute political note we move on. new reports that contradict the administration story about the libya terror attack. we have details about what the lawmakers were told in a briefing, just two days after the attack. we are closely watching hurricane sandy. we have the latest as thecoast e megastorm. stay with us. ♪ ♪ starting to turn around because of business people like you. and regions is here to help. with the experience and service to keep things rolling. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. ♪ ♪ >> dana: welcome back to "the five." fox's catherine herridge reporting today on september 13, two days after the libya attack, lawmakers on capitol hill we
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Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
been completely cleared in new jersey, for example, the governor, chris christie has said don't be stupid, get out now and saying the coastal areas, many have indicate need are staying, is the ultimate in selfish and stupid acts from the governor of new jersey who is saying that obligates personnel to come to their rescue and risk their lives. now, janice dean, what are we seeing? >> it is moving quicker and now we will see advisories every hour. and i expect landfall in the next hour or so, so, maybe during the slow and well bring you the latest. we have a new traffic before 5:00 p.m., but still moving quickly at 28 miles per hour to the northwest so it will make a quicker landfall than expected. 55 miles per hour southeast of cape may and the barometer is, really, unheard of, 940 millibars for the strongest hurricane ever to move into the region. and still 90 miles per hour hurricane. there is the satellite imagery and the center is right there, east of cape may, we think the center will come on shore in the next hour or so, with landfall in the 5:00 p.m. hour as a category one h
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